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Transport Co-ordinator - Part time

HSS Hire
Beckton, London (Greater)
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

Job Details

We have an exciting opportunity for a Transport Coordinator to join our team at HSS Beckton Distribution Centre. 

As a Transport Coordinator, you will be responsible for developing effective delivery and collection plans that meet the needs of HSS and it's customers. 

At HSS we understand that everyone has different needs and commitments outside of work. That's why we are proud to be a flexible employer, willing to accommodate either full or part-time hours for the role of Transport Coordinator.

Whether you're looking for a full-time career or a part-time role to fit around other commitments, we welcome all applicants and will work together to find a working pattern that suits you.

What will you do?

Your main duties will include:

  • Working in a team you will plan, organise and coordinate the daily deliveries, exchanges and collections through our routing system
  • You will monitor transport routes, smart phone compliance, jobs that are completed and on-time performance
  • You will also work to try to reduce wasted journeys as well as calling collections to confirm readiness for collection as well as supporting any problematic collections the same day
  • You will complete training, display company values and report any problems to your manager
  • You will promote compliance of PPE and company health and safety standards

What do you bring?

  • You will be a positive can do person, with good problem solving skills and always working towards solutions 
  • You will have strong communication and organisational skills
  • You will be used to working on computers / systems, and any experience in manual handling is beneficial
  • You will have experience of working in a customer facing role in a fast paced environment

What you'll receive:

  • 20 days holiday allowance (increasing to 25 days when you hit 5 years of service)
  • Holiday buy scheme giving you the option to purchase an extra 5 days FTE of annual leave
  • Free hire from our core range and 35% off for friends and family
  • Training and development, an inclusive and innovative culture and wellbeing and healthcare support; with Mental health first aiders, an Employee Assistance Programme, Healthcare Cashplans and a Wellbeing platform
  • You will also receive all necessary work wear and PPE, and you'll be given full induction upon entry to your new position. 
  • We also provide life assurance of twice your annual salary and access to our benefits portal with a range of options such as cycle to work scheme

Who are HSS?

HSS is an industry leader in providing tools, equipment, and support services for a range of businesses across the UK and Ireland. Our extensive selection of over 9,000 products allows us to go the extra mile for our customers. We are dedicated to advancing our industry with cutting-edge technology and were the first hire company to offer customers the option to order online. We are continuously striving to add new tools and features to our services and are proud of the progress we have achieved.

At HSS, we celebrate diversity and inclusivity. We understand that, statistically, people of colour and women are less likely to apply unless they reach all the requirements stated in the job description. Therefore, we would like to encourage you to apply regardless if you feel your experience is not an exact match. We believe you could be the perfect fit for this role or a future position!

We’re also incredibly proud to be a Disability Confident Committed Employer and believe that everyone should have the opportunity to contribute and thrive within our workforce – please do let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process that will allow you to perform to the best of your ability.


At the HSS Group, our colleagues are our family. We are really proud of our culture, we call it HSSness, and we believe that a key element in establishing such as strong and positive working environment is being able to provide flexibility and understanding when it comes to work/life balance. We aim to create a diverse workforce including part time roles and flexible contracts to help colleagues strike the right balance.

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